COOLING

June 2nd, 2010

Coolink Corator DS CPU Cooler Review

Being the sister company of an industry heavyweight can’t be easy but that’s exactly what Coolink has lived with since their inception.  Nonetheless, they have succeeded time and again in distancing themselves from the long shadow that Noctua casts and have forged ahead with innovative, well-priced heatsink designs.  In this review we take a look [...]


May 12th, 2010

Thermalright Venomous X CPU Cooler Review

There was a time when Thermalright was the undisputed champion in the CPU cooling market.  In the last two years their lead has been gradually chipped away by the competition to the point where their once-leading TRUE is playing second fiddle to the likes of Prolimatech, Noctua and even Zalman.  Their answer is called the [...]


April 20th, 2010

Cogage TRUE Spirit (Rev.2) CPU Cooler Review

A while back we looked at the “original” TRUE Spirit from Cogage and came away with a positive impression since not only did it offer good performance but it also retailed for a downright incredible price.  Cogage has now released a slightly tweaked version this popular heatsink by adding a proper backplate for better mounting [...]


March 29th, 2010

Lamptron FC5 Fan Controller Review

Fan controllers aren’t exactly the most glamorous items in the tech world nor are they popular these days.  However, companies like Lamptron have continued to innovate these products with upscale LCD displays, numerous readout options and the ability to control multiple high power fans.  Their ideals seem grounded in reality but is the $60 asking [...]


March 15th, 2010

Gelid Tranquillo CPU Cooler Review

When it comes to CPU coolers, most consumers usually have to choose between a low price or good performance since there are very few products on the market that feature both.  With their Traquillo, Gelid is trying to release a product that incorporates the best of both worlds.  Can they succeed?


January 28th, 2010

Zalman CNPS10X Flex CPU Cooler Review

When we last looked at Zalman’s new CNPS10X family with the Extreme version, there seemed to be a lot to like but there were some shortcomings as well.  Zalman has now launched the Flex Edition which not only  improves upon the mounting setup we saw on previous generations but also comes with the mounting hardware [...]


January 5th, 2010

Zalman Reveals Upcoming Lineup

At the upcoming CES 2010 show, Zalman will be showing a number of their new products which include cases, coolers and even some new 3D products. In this article, we take a quick, pictorial look at some of the more exciting announcements they will be making over the coming days.


January 4th, 2010

Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler Review

Noctua has always been at the forefront of CPU cooling technology and have brought some unique and high performing solutions to the market over the last few years.  With the release of their NF-P14 140mm fan it was only a matter of time before an accompanying cooler was released.  Today we are looking at exactly [...]


December 2nd, 2009

Titan Fenrir & Skalli CPU Coolers Review

Even though the high and mid ranges of the CPU cooler market may seem to be cluttered with products, there is always room for more competition.  Competition is just what Titan is hoping to offer with two of their newest CPU coolers:  the Fenrir and the Skalli.  While they may be targeted at different price [...]


October 21st, 2009

Intel Core i7 / LGA1366 CPU Cooler Roundup

Over the last few months we have been building up an impressive array of CPU coolers for Intel’s i7 / 1366 CPUs and it was high time they were all compared to one another.  In this roundup we will be looking at new products from well-known companies like Tuniq, Kingwin and Zalman along with coolers [...]